Blogosphere - In this section you'll find commentary, opinion and editorials from blogs and newspapers around the country. The opinions expressed in these blogs do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Reconnecting America.
Blogosphere: US Chamber Calls for Higher Gas Tax
The nation's top business advocate said Thursday it was time for the federal government to "quit fooling around" with funding the transportation trust that fuels many state and local infrastructure projects and called for an increase in the gas tax...
Blogosphere: Low Emission Zones Need Traffic Policies
Low emission zones (LEZs) that restrict old vehicles in…
Tracks News - In this section you'll find news from cities around the country as well as interviews and general reporting on issues. It might be from a newspaper or a blog, but it counts as news.
National: TIFIA Puts 'Bridge to Nowhere' Back On Track
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood discussed the changes to TIFIA on a conference call with reporters late last month, saying it would jumpstart financing for construction, "Each dollar of federal funds can provide approximately $10 in TIFIA credit assistance, meaning $17 billion in loans through TIFIA. That in turn, can leverage $20 to $30 billion in investment." ....